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offenders to the county level, when who struggled with drugs and addiction. local governments are trying to break a cycle that kept state and local facilities crowded for years. >> some problems with sam brock and that story regarding -- sorry for that. we have a problem -- we'll get back to sam brock with that story. we have technical stories. >>> new information reveals that cell phone smuggling is a big problem in california's prisons. the report showed that some phones come from guards and other prison workers. 20 workers have been fired for that offense. one female prison work accused of bearing a inmate's child quit rather than undergo a test. others were caught sending nude photos or love letters on the phones. while romance is a motivating factor, the real motivator is cash. prisoners pay up to $1,000 for each phone. inmates use phones to rung street gangs and other organized crime. 4,000 bucks for a strip club using public funds. leaders of the port of oakland are on the the hot seem. maritime operations direct james kwan racked up a $4500 bill at a houston strip club back in 20
body found just seven miles from her own home. reports a man, a local photographer arrested in the kidnap and assault of another young girl nearby. is that linked to jessica's murder? investigators warning neighbors tonight, a child predator at large still in the community. bombshell tonight. reports dna on jessica's book bag could be linked to a male wanted in a sex assault of a female jogger across from jessie's school. and tonight, has blonde hair believed to be jessica's and receipts for garbage bags been found near the girl's remains? in a stunning turn, a handmade wooden cross found planted near jessie's body. left behind by jessica's killer? >> police hope to crack the case of a murdered girl in colorado. >> jessica ridgeway. >> a small wooden cross that belongs to her killer. >> we believe it was left behind or dropped by somebody that was involved. >> the cross has three distinct marks on one side, and on the other what appears to be the letter "s." >> it potential was left intentionally. pl >> police are re-examining an attempted abduction. >> the crimes seem eeril
of life from the housing market, realty track's new election 2012 report shows 65% of local housing markets nationwide are worse off than four years ago. >>> more sobering data comes to us from the pew center which finds 35 to 44-year-olds are the most worried about retirement. that is a stark contrast from just three years ago when generation x was the least concerned about retirement funds. >>> a new study ranks the nation's capital as the most affordable u.s. city. the study factors housing and transportation costs against median income. baltimore, philadelphia, minneapolis, and boston rounded out the top five. and finally, what does this guy have in common with brad pitt and george clooney. not as much as he thought. las vegas police are now looking for the 31 southern california man. they say he stole $1.6 million worth of casino chips from the venetian's resort. those chips are virtually impossible to cash in undetected. >>> coming up next, the champions of the national league are headed to the world series, plus a painful body slam sack on monday night football. your sports h
age of a mile. we'll start at 7:00 this evening, we'll see fog pushing locally across the bay to some east bay loks and out over the peninsula. fog with the greatest densitty in the north bay. looking at conditions ahead, we'll look at -- let's try that again. high pressure is a dominant feature in the weather picture, we can see our next storm. starting at 7:00 wednesday after the noon. it will be cloudy. rain to the north. what happens sthau follow a time line that. front sweeps south ward. we'll see first wave the rain developing up in the north bay. then continuing sweeping south ward by 11:00 p.m. is just beginning to reach the east bay. will be a wet overnight period into thursday morning and thursday morning beginning rush hour at 5:00 we'll see lots of wet weather. sunny skies after morning fog nice mild afternoon upper 60s to low 70s around the bay. to our south highs in the 7. here is the accu-weather forecast. interesting forecast ahead with clouds and rain wednesday night. showers continue into thursday morning. drying out, warming up throughout the weekend. warmth just do
local media coverage in the critical state of virginia but also he is sort of holed up trying to make sure that he does the homework and gets ready for the second debate. take a listen to how jay carney yesterday described vice president biden's performance in thursday night's debate against paul ryan. take a listen now. >> i took extreme pleasure in watching the debate last night because of the way that he demonstrated his passion and his wisdom and the joy that he brings to the job of serving the american people as vice president and of working with this president to bring about positive change for the middle class and for this country. >> reporter: what is significant about that is you hear jay carney going on and on about the passion and joy that vice president biden brought to his performance. democrats in private have been imploring the president to bring that kind of passion and zip on tuesday night at hofstra. that is the pressure on him is to do just that, harris. >> even the president himself alluded to the fact that there is things he wants to do differently. how will he do
. >> check your local listings. >> we got harsh on judges today. i want to be clear, again, like yourself, judges are some of the most bright, upstanding -- >> dedicated. >> dedicated people i know. >> caringdedicated, caring peop. and it's just the few bad ones that get all the press and the good ones. >> got to go. nancy grace starts right now. >>> breaking news tonight. live westminster, colorado. 8:30 a.m. this little girl, 10-year-old jessica ridgeway, walks three blocks en route to school. mommy watches as she walks away from home. jessica never seen again. then a terrible find. the awful discovery. 10-year-old jessie's body dismembered, just a few miles from her own home. bombshell tonight. in the last hours an arrest goes down in the murder and dismemberment of 10-year-old schoolgirl jessie. a 17-year-old college students, a crime scene tech wanna-be who dreamed of being a mortician. >> we have made an arrest in the jessica ridgeway case. 17-year-old austin sigg is in our custody. >> a warrant is being served on a home. an arrest is being made. this are two charges, one and two, t
moderate to locally heavy rains. even here in the metro some moderate rains. it's only going to be increasing here as we get into the afternoon. let's talk about the wind field from sandy. an enormously wide storm. tropical storm force winds extending like 450 miles from the center. hurricane force winds more than a hundred miles from the center. the orange and the reason we make a distinction with the 58 mile an hour winds strowct turly, -- structurally, evening firing wise this is a level of wind that becomes more damaging too and especially the hurricane force winds. hurricane force winds reach the coast this evening. by 8:00 all of us will be dealing with tropical storm force winds. the more damaging winds by 8:00 encompass the bay, our eastern counties and look at the hurricane force winds from southern jersey across most of delaware, down through ocean city and assateague and moving toward easton and denton. by 2:00 a.m., these are considered sustained wind forecast from the national hurricane center. by 2:00 a.m., they're forecasting potentially these very strong winds
, almost. you know, these local residents who had gathered here to watch this. they're getting to see a remarkable engineering feat along with a little bit of history, fredricka. >> casey, i know there are experts on the ground there, but it really does see at least from this vantage point, i'm 3,000 miles away, but it seems like there's an awful lot of room to the right for those wheels to kind of shimmy over and perhaps spare that tree as you just mentioned. those wheels can kind of turn in any direction, but it looks like a couple feet away from the curb on the right side. >> well, it was a couple -- it is a couple feet away from the curb now, but when it first arrived at this location, it was right up against the curb. there was no more room. within inches of the curb. so they had to back it um, reposition it, and turn it around. and i'm not sure the camera gives you the full picture, but you can see that it's now moving back in the other direction. maybe a little closer to the curb. it looks like -- i'm no engineer, but it looks like they're going to have to go left and right, le
. >>eporter: we uncovered hundreds of local school buses speeding but there could be hundreds more because a lack of oversight means drivers don't have to report we they get caught on camera. our investigation looks specifically at drivers who work for baltimore city and baltimore county public schools. they racked up more than 200 speeding and red light camera violations just like the ones you see here but those districts also pay more than 300 contractors. it's just not in their contracts. >> why don't you require that? >> it's something i will be looking into moving forward. >> i think it's a benefit to us that you notified us and we will use it to our benefit as well as the citizens of baltimore to make sure everyone is safe and held accountable. >> reporter: that accountability means drivers will have to pay their own tickets. we uncovered more than $10,000 in fines. so tonight at 11 we'll explain why discipline is another cloudy issue for some but not all of our local school districts. if you want to check it out, just go to our website abc2 news.com. joce sterman. >> a former montgo
with our local jobs picture and it's pretty good compared to the rest of the country. >> this is another situation where we're saying thank goodness we live in the washington region. the latest unemployment figures are out. let's take a look. at 5.5%, the washington metro area continues to have the lowest unemployment rate of the nation's major job markets. unemployment down all over. northern virginia came in at 4.3%, down from 4.8% at this time last year. suburban maryland stood at 6%, town from 6.2%. d.c. 8.8%. that was down from 10.4% this time last year. things are looking good right now but they may not continue to do so. >> when i first got here, it was always about the federal government and contractors made this place recession proof until we heard the word sequestration. and that's going to take a big hit on this area. what's the latest? >> well, this is a ticking time bomb. we had this massive federal budget package, spending cuts possibly looming. if they trigger because congress hasn't done something, we could lose a lot of jobs in the washington area. washington defense con
price, really, that we'll get. >> a local business electronicsed to provide debate merchandise says it can barely keep up with demand. danville will spend $100,000 to stage the debate. city officials say after hosting the debate in 2000, they know the expense is well worth it. >>> there's a different kind of debate tonight, between bill o'reilly and jon stewart. two hosts with clashing political viewpoints. they will have a mock debate at george washington university, and call it the rumble 2012. tickets sold out almost immediately, and the show will be available over the internet through live streaming. >>> people reduced to tears. >> it's hard to come here. i've been a self sufficient person my whole life. >> she's upset over one mayor's plan to close soup kitchens. why he wants to put them out of business. >> a cool down is in the forecast for your bay area weekend. we're up with a mix of clouds, some fog. we'll look at what to suspect for your neighborhood coming up -- what to expect for your neighborhood coming up. >>> a 10-year-old colorado girl is missing and police have now
they they believe the department is moving the right direction and will work to keep opd under local control. >> we don't know what form it will take. obviously i think that the chief's made progress. i don't want his work to be undermined. >> reporter: a federal hearing on this matter is scheduled for december 13. we understand the judge is expected to make a decision on the issue of receivership in december. again, the chief and the mayor believe that the department is on the right course, and they believe they still have time to prove that. reporting live in oakland, nbc bay area news. >> we will be watching closely. thank you. >>> new at 6:00 tonight, the mother accused of ditching her daughter during a grocery store shoplifting attempt is back in the south bay tonight. 38-year-old marcy keyland was arrested two days after driving away from a market hills supermarket where her 10-year-old daughter waited with a cartload of groceries which weren't paid for. keyland was found in reno with her 11-month-old son and a man who wasn't arrested. police concerned it her mental state were on the lookout
, an election this tight comes down to ground game, early voting. and the numbers this terms of local headquarters are stunning. nationally, obama has a clear edge. 750 local campaign offices compared to around 280 for the romney campaign. so almost a 3-1 split. in the state of florida, tighter. 2-1, advantage obama, 102 to 48. local headquarters. this is just one metric. local headquarters is a question of real estate. what really matters is those voter engagements. it's the phone calls they've made, the ability to get people to the polls. it's the ability to get people to vote early. that is particularly key in a state like florida. but ground game is a critical measure in a race this tight, everything matters in the final sprint. and this -- in the case of headquarters, it's advantage obama, no question. >> you know what, just as you were saying that, we popped up a graphic. and i want to look at those numbers again, because i couldn't believe it. it was the headquarters in ohio, florida and virginia, which are three of the most critical states. obama has 122 to romney's 40. in flo
the federal government aktsed beyond its authority. barbara parker says they comply with state and local laws and pays its fair share of taxes. she said the suit was filed to protect the rights of legitimate medical marijuana cases. they and that the seizure be stopped and declared illegal. >>> it may be the fourth largest city in the bay area, but it's number one when it comes to the volume of high-tech startups per capita. we're talking about fremont, an east bay city with 217,000 people says it's booming with jobs on the way. stephanie trong is live in fremont. the city actually says there could be work opportunities not just for a few hundred but tens of thousands of people? >> reporter: that number is right. believe it or not after suffering two major blows in this warm springs area with s solyndra south of where we are and newme, we here about job possibilities. city leaders say it's not the proximity to 680 and 880 infrastructure and the fall silts atracking people as well as the fact b.a.r.t. may be here in 2015. the city could see upwards of 0 30,000 jobs in this area in the near fu
at what is being done to make sure they are safe. >> reporter: we found local railways spend millions every year to prevent the tragedies but despite those efforts, it is still happening. there is no easy solution to stopping. >> we'll stand right in front of the train and wait for you to come. >> reporter: it is a reality of the job for those at the helm of a train. >> once you see those there is basically nothing you can do. it's already too late. >> reporter: and not the only ones impacted. take this cal train crash back in may. a man walking along the rails in south san jose was hit and killed by a 200-ton train halting service for nearly an hour. the federal railroad administration tracks accidents happening on interstate rail lines. since 2004 nearly 900 people have died in california. about one-seventh of those happened in the bay area. the problem isn't just interstate rail lines. we looked at our local commuter rails. since 2004 more than 200 people have died. >> do you think it can ever be completely prevented? >> well, i don't know the answer to that. i would hope so. i wou
to $600 million boost to the local economy. >> money, money, money. >> reporter: the 49er fans got their autograph and a punter is getting a kick out of a possible super bowl here. >> it'd be nice to be the one playing in it too. that'd be really cool. >> reporter: 49 earns chief executive office said nothing brings a region together like a super bowl. now we have to wait to get -- for the owners who are expected to pick the host of super bowl 50 and 51 in may. >> coming up tonight at 10:30, a grand sendoff for the san francisco giants as they take their quest for a pennant on the road. the question of whether injured marco scutaro will play tomorrow. >> police have arrested a seventh suspect in connection with the city's thirteenth homicide of the year. angel lamas was involved in a fight in april that killed 14- year-old alberto reyes. six other suspects have been arrested. investigators say the homicide may have been gang related. >>> billy brooks jr. has been identified as the man found shot to death and wrapped in a blanket in oakland last week. his body was found in the backs
reported a 300 to $600 million boost to the local economy. >> money, money, money. >> reporter: the 49er fans got their autograph and a punter is getting a kick out of a possible super bowl here. >> it'd be nice to be the one playing in it too. that'd be really cool. >> reporter: 49 earns chief executive office said nothing brings a region together like a super bowl. now we have to wait to get -- for the owners who are expected to pick the host of super bowl 50 and 51 in may. >> coming up tonight at 10:30, a grand sendoff for the san francisco giants as they take their quest for a pennant on the road. the question of whether injured marco scutaro will play tomorrow. >> police have arrested a seventh suspect in connection with the city's thirteenth homicide of the year. angel lamas was involved in a fight in april that killed 14- year-old alberto reyes. six other suspects have been arrested. investigators say the homicide may have been gang related. >>> billy brooks jr. has been identified as the man found shot to death and wrapped in a blanket in oakland last week. his body was found in
. according to police, she encountered a local college student. this man. austin reed sigg. look at the cross he's wearing. it is of special significance. as a similar cross was found at one of the crime scenes. we are taking your calls. as we're going to air we're learning more and more and more about sigg, about his past, about what happened in court today. i understand nia bender, that he formally with drew his waiver of rights to speak to police. in other words, he isn't going to be speaking to authorities any more, even if it is about finding the rest of this little girl's body. body parts. >> you know, there is mixed, there are mixed reports on that, nancy. because i had heard that he had withdrawn it. at the same time the police are telling everybody that he has been incredibly cooperative with them. >> well, unleash the lawyers. kelly, rene rockwell, kirby, what that means is, he may have been cooperative up until now. but now the public defender is involved and they with drew. they rejoked their waiver of rights. that means we're not talking anymore. that happened today in court. >>
can you check out the hot trends, you're also helping a local charity. joining me now with all of this is andrew robi, the director of virginia fashion week. this is such a great event. three days of fashion shows helping the charity. tell us about the charity. >> it's bless haven. they're a foster care charity that actually helps the children transition out of foster care. so it's a very special charity for us. we definitely enjoy working with them and the mission they have to be able to improve foster care. >> tonight's show is in rosslyn. tickets are still available on the website. nova fashion week.com, correct? >> that's right. >> of course some of the money is going to go to this charity which is a wonderful thing. a great event that you have. we have a bunch of models you're going to show us. let's take a look at what they're wearing. >> the first model is wearing peri winkle. she has came prepant -- came pre-- she has capris pants. you can transition from the colorful spring feel to fall. >> periwinkle is a local designer we have. >> that's really fun. we have another m
. they graduate with about 5,330 of debt after graduation which is the lowest on our list. >> reporter: two local private schools that you wouldn't normally think of as affordable also make the grade on the rankings of best values in private colleges. george washington at 49 on the list and georgetown at 17. >> georgetown, for example, is close to $65,000. after need base aid goes down to about $30,000, less than that. >> reporter: it may surprise you who can qualify for these need base grants. yale, for example, extends them to families earning as much as $200,000 a year making it a lot more attainable to get that topnotch college education. and need base grants aren't the only way to go either. lots of schools are handing out big merit-base grants to students who don't qualify for need. for example, the average merit base grant at rice university, number two on the affordability list with $16,000. vanderbilt it's almost $24,000. so basically what you need to do if you're looking for an affordable college, let's say you're in the need department, look for the biggest endowments at universities.
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fires backs sound like you're trying to put answers to questions. that's where it ended. the local michigan station pulled that part of the interview off the website. they said the time was up and everyone making big deal out of nothing. congressman ryan's team statement they issued. reporter was well over allotted time interview when he started to ask a weird question related to gun violence with tax cuts. ryan responded anyone would with a strange situation, when you do 200 interviews in couple months eventually you will see a local reporter embarass himself. that from the ryan campaign. that is the back and forth. hope you're able to follow all that. be sure to follow us on thursday night for the first and only vice presidential debate between vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan. coverage and analysis gets started at 8:55 eastern time. bill: i like your idea. do reenactment. give me the reporter. i'll be ryan. new survey of small businesses showing business owners are pessimistic about the near future. the future. the drop openings are dropping. charles payne with
this morning. we'll be back with a local news update at 7:25. >>> good morning. breaking news. is it jessica? a body found just seven miles from the home of missing colorado 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. has the desperate search ended in tragedy? we're awaiting a new conference from police. we'll have the latest. >>> duel in danville, joe biden and paul ryan face off in the only vice presidential debate. ryan vowing to take the fight directly to biden. biden looking to get his ticket back on track. this morning, exclusive new poll numbers from the three states that could decide this election. >>> and false alarm. a s.w.a.t. team surrounds justin bieber's los angeles home. turns out, he's the latest victim of a hoax, the third aimed at celebrities in recent weeks. and police are trying to find who's behind the string of disturbing pranks today, thursday, october 11th, 2012.3 3 >>> muy buenos dÍas. bienvenidos >>> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. i'm savannah gurthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. the news out of colorado seems to be upsetting. police say a body
this is a massive investigation. there are hundreds of cops, state and local working this case. there was a briefing today. this community is in fear. they want this solved at quickly as possible. there is a strong belief that the killer is local. the naked in little park where she was abducted is very isolated. that is why police are asking for the public's help to report anyone that is acting out of the ordinary. >> our focus has changed from a search for jessica to a mission of justice for jessica. >> denver suburb of hundred thousand residents has a small town feel. people are coming together united with their grief for jessica and fear of a monster on the loose. kids are getting counseling. there a crisis center that has been set up in the city. purple balloons are going up in a couple of hours. one neighbor told me he robbed a beautiful young life and put a whole community on lockdown. you don't see kids out playing without parents watching them. >> we need to find him. >> reporter: and colorado governor called this an unthinkable end to an unthinkable crime in this community. >> gregg: dan sp
. the official denied that the state department was too eager to transfer security to local libyan contractors, an idea that local congressional leaders are exploring. and the big question is, of course, whether or not this would have made a difference. the state department says no, the security support team would have been in tripoli that night of the attack. but lieutenant colonel wood tells me the last time that ambassador stevens was going to go to benghazi, the security support team was going with them, although that was scrubbed. >>> meanwhile, the venezuelan president hugo chavez a vocal opponent of the united states has been re-elected. with just 54% the vote. he has promised to create his own version of socialism there. >>> meanwhile here at home, major security lapses in one of the busiest airports in the country. an undercover investigation by the tsa found that screeners at newark airport failed to properly pat down passengers 83% of the time. and only in one quarter of the cases did screeners find prohibited items and take appropriate action. >>> and an historic launch from cape c
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streaks when it comes to elimination game. >>> local leaders in one county agree to pay more than $3 million to students assaulted or falsely in prison two years ago in college park. >>> traffic quickly becoming a headache on the inbound side of i-66 because of this accident at route 50. on the shoulder. delays beginning out of centerville head fog fair oaks. >>> welcome back. we are currently looking at 6:26 here on this monday morning. a live look at the u.s. capital complex. we have it at 50 degrees at reagan national airport, but it is going to warm up today. >> i think howard was saying 70 degrees and we are loving that. >> absolutely. wait until wednesday. thanyou for starting your monday with us, i'm jessica doyle. >> andrea roane and mike haiduk are both off today. meteorologist howard bern teen is live with our forecast. >> reporter: down in the 40s in northwest dc. by lunch time temperatures will be climbing toward 64 degrees. we finish at 72 for the high about 3:30. there are storms in iowa and missouri moving off toward the east, but we are in good shape this morning, exc
. >> absolutely. that means the federal government is closed today. pretty much every local government is closed in our area. >> emergency personnel are still being asked to report in. >>> every major public transportation agency is closed today, including metro transit and vre. almost every flight in and out of our region has been canceled. and so you are advised to call your airline. mark is shut down today. amtrak has canceled most northeast corridor trains. >> today is the third day of an extended weekend for most school systems in our region. and we have all of this on our website at wusa9.com, also running at the bottom of the screen and we'll keep it updated 24/7. >>> all of the rain and wind associated with this storm are expected to leave several thousand of our neighbors without power. >>> we hav on our phone a representative from pepco. let's go to howard first. >> howard, tell us what's happening. >> well, the storm got stronger overnight, seeing the pressure drop more, one of the lowest pressures ever reported for hatteras. winds will be increasing throughout the day. 40 miles an ho
was a teacher at a local high school. >>> the international space station getting a special delivery from the u.s. an unmanned, privately owned rocket and cargo capsule launched sunday bringing food, clothing and other scientific supplies to the space station, perhaps the most anticipated item in the dragon capsule, a freezer containing chocolate vanilla swirl ice cream. nasa turned to the private sector to supply the space station since retirement of the space shuttle program last year. >>> and a massive 25 car pileup at talladega sunday, the final lap of nascar, tony stewart was avoiding a takeover attempt when michael waldrop sent him careening into other cars. no one was seriously injured. for matt kenseth, he avoided the carnage unscathed, winning the race. quite a cleanup there on the track. >>> 7:12 now, you're up to date. let's turn it back to savannah, willie, maria. >> thank you. >> we say it every time, it is amazing the safety they have in the cars. you saw that on a highway, you would figure mass casualties. everybody walks away from that, nobody is hurt. >> and they declare a winn
his father's campaign and local police are investigating. meanwhile, virginia attorney general is investigating a republican operative arrested for throwing voter registration forms in a dumpster. the operative, colin small, who couldn't be reached for comment previously worked for strategic allied consulting, a consulting firm fired by the republican national committee last month after employees turned in hundreds of suspicious registration forms in florida, including some with fake addresses like a shell gas station. at the time, the head of the firm, nathan sprewell said he was the victim of a few bad apples that worked for him. in the case of phony letters in florida, source tells nbc news the state gop chairman that got one received it at his business address from which he writes campaign contributions. a sign the source says the perpetrators may have been targeting voters found on a public database of political donors. savannah? >> michael isikoff in the washington newsroom, thank you. >>> let's get the top stories of the morning from natalie at the news desk. good mornin
say it celebrating local businesses and organizations. >>> it's all about pumpkins on the peninsula this weekend. check out that giant gourd. this is the 42nd festival and it gets underway at nine. you can see the winner of this year's weigh off, a 17, 775- pound gourd. also today is the parade. steve young is the grand marshall. >> great selection there. steve young being the grand marshall. >> and a fun weekend. very packed. make sure --. >> he may have a problem because it's bumper to bumper. it should be a good day for people out there on saturday. >> its going to be a beautiful day. already a beautiful start in half moon bay. mostly clear skies over parts of the coast. around the bay we are dealing more sun. a few low clouds as well as high clouds. mostly sunny, a chilly start, low to mid40s in some of the valley locations. by noontime we feel pretty good. widespread low to mid60's in the forecast around the bay and touching 70 around concord, livermore, fairfield and antioch. here is the forecast for the afternoon. 74 in santa rosa with mostly sunny skies, 71 vallejo, 76
while she was a teacher at a local high school. >>> the international space station is getting a special delivery from the u.s., an unmanned privately owned rocket and cargo capsule launched sunday night bringing some 882 pounds of food, clothing and other scientific supplies to the space station. perhaps the most anticipated item in the dragon capsule, a freezer containing chocolate vanilla swirl ice cream. nasa has turned to the private sector to supply the space station since the retirement of the space shuttle program last year. >>> and a massive 25-car pile-up at talladega on sunday in the final last of the nascar race. race leader tony stewart was bobbing and weaving to avoid a takeover attempt when michael waltrip clipped his bumper sending him careening into several other cars. amazingly, no one was seriously injured, and as for matt kenseth he managed to avoid the carnage unscathed winning the race. quite a cleanup though there on the track. it's 7:12. right now you're up to date. let's turn it back over to savannah, willie and maria. >> thanks. >> it's amazing the safety they h
and michelle. a local news anchor calls out a viewer who criticized her weight. we are going to talk with jennifer livingston about her on air response that is making headlines across the country. plus, we were there last month as scientists caught and tagged a great white shark. today we'll tell you why sharks are so important to the ocean and what we have learned from tracking that shark. we'll see you at 7:00. >> norah, we have been hearing from viewers here in san francisco about that tv anchor. they are all giving her "high 5s" for speaking out. >> reporter: it's a long time since i have seen something like that go viral. she is taking on this viewer who she calls cruel and also she has a message for kids about not letting other people define your self-worth. and i think that's why it's resonated with so many people. we'll talk to her live. i'm excited to talk that her. >> that viewer has not backed down. so good tv coming up in short order. we'll look forward to the program that starts at 7:00. thank you. >>> aviation fans are gearing up for the blue angels' annual bay area sho
straight to our local schools... every school. for them. for all of us. vote yes on thirty-eight. as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> decision 2012, only eight days until election day. for weeks, voters have been bombarded by messages preparing them to cast their ballots. but did you know if you make a simple mistake, your vote may marianneavro is here toell us why your mail-inallot cou get u kicked lot of peopl forget to sign their names onheir ballo envelope. thatay sound simple, but already 179 voters in santa clara county haveone that. and because of that mistake, their votes won't be counted. but there are other mistakes that may also throw your ballot out. in san jose today, they lined up to turn in their mail-in ballots in person because the stakes are high. >> but especially proposition 30, proposition 32, proposition 37, 38, all of the propositions are very important. >> reporter: santa clara county has received 133,000 mail-in ballots so far. this machine scans those ballots and takes a picture of each s
feet on the west side. locally there's a buoy i've been watching about 15 miles east of rehoboth. gusts to 49. the wider the sustained winds, the bluer the gusts. the wave heights 23 feet off shore working its way toward the west gusting to 39 at ocean city. 39 norfolk. our winds in d.c. north at 20. they will increase. we've been watching the moisture come on shore. already five inches of rain reported on the northern neck, parts of the eastern shore. this is snow in the mountains of west virginia. lauren, say that one more time? 30. got to show you this quickly as the rain is moving in from the east. the heavy stuff just about to move into d.c. west of town we still have some lighter showers going on but it is going to be getting worse and worse throughout the middle of the day and into the afternoon. 52 today. dropping temperatures, increasing wind. again could be gusting 50 to 60 by this evening. maybe 70 or more overnight. tomorrow still having gusts 65 to 70 in the morning. then some showers in the afternoon but 46. wednesday showers, yellow alert with the winds breezy. shower or
the latest on this story. miguel, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. federal, state and local authorities are all working this case as jessica parents speak out for the first time and a community comes together. >> let's have a moment of silence where we just keep our lights to the sky. >> reporter: at a park where she often played, more than 1,000 gathered to pray for jessica ridgeway. the pint-sized 10-year-old seen in this recent home video has been missing since friday. >> she's my rock. i mean, she's all of our rock. she's the one when you're kind of down, she's going to come along, and she's going to make you laugh. >> reporter: police say jessica was last seen walking to school. her mother, sarah ridgeway, said good-bye shortly before jessica vanished. >> i wash her back out the door, and i shut the door, and that's the last time i saw her, and i want her to come backing back through that door. i need her to walk through that door. >> reporter: when jessica's school called home to say she had never made it to class, jessica's mom, who works the night shift, was sleeping
for interviews with local tv stations and governor romney in ohio. the president has a narrow edge 50-47 in the swing state of nevada. >>> police say a new york city nanny used a kitchen knife to kill two young children in her care before stabbing herself. the children's mother had taken her 3-year-old daughter to a swim lesson. then came home to make the grim discovery. the nanny is hospitalized in critical condition. police have not commented on a possible motive. >>> more client names are expected to be released today in the so-called supprostitution r in maine. they are set to release more than 20 alleged johns who hired the zumba instructor for sex. she has pled not guilty in the case. >>> lava is now erupting from two different craters in hawaii. lava could be soon seen from the observation deck. >>> and leave it to the royals to know how to throw a party and prince william's sister-in-law pippa didn't disappoint. she was the center of attention at a book barb for her new party planning book, "celebrate." the halloween-themed party was complete with kids, candy apples and fun fi
the driver was employed at a local costume store. he was cited for being in possession of an inert grenade. you are asked to choose halloween costumes carefully this year. be careful where you go and when you put it on. >> we saw the ice cream shops and frozen yogurt places doing record numbers of business. >> a line out the door. i had iced coffee myself today. you know you just down right know it's going to be a hot day here when we're forecasting at the coastline temperatures in the 90s. santa cruz hitting the century mark today. i had to look twice at that number. the official high came in. hot one at the coastline. 94 in san jose. 100 in livermore. 101 in santa rosa. hayward shattered records. old record was 82 in 2009. ten degrees higher than the old number back in the record books. let's get you into our air quality. it's going to suffer as we head throughout the next 48 hours. what you'll notice is it will go from unhealthy to a moderate level here for the south bay and also the east bay. it's a sign of some gradual cooling trying to get in here. what we're going to note is for tue
: with a flair for showmanship he made the delivery with local tv his production crew and newspapers in tow, a bit of grandstanding maybe, but certainly a story worth watching. >> so heartwarming to return something like that, you know. in this economy everyone needs extra money. >> at today's value with interest, $113,954! you just hit the lottery. >> reporter: their mother died a year ago and the saves bonds are all in her name. marie and joe say this is her way of staying in their lives. made it through my first day. >> did want to welcome you beforehand and make you more nervous but now that the piece is over, great to have you here at nbc. >> what an honor it is to be here. thanks for having me and letting me be part of your family. >> so happy to have you, andrea. >> watch out for this one. >> i know this one. >> just ahead, the duchess of cambridge sets off on a solo tour this morning. we're live at buckingham palace and the measures... measure up. money to our schools. "misleading." out here. it. but there's hope. straight to our schools... keeps it there. politicians. yes on thirty
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